2018-11-14: News Headlines

Middle East Eye (2018-11-14). Bin Salman Tried To Persuade Netanyahu To Go To War In Gaza': Sources. iranian.com Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attempted to persuade Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to start a conflict with Hamas in Gaza as part of a plan to divert attention from the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, sources inside Saudi Arabia have told Middle East Eye. A war in Gaza was among a range of measures […]

Staff (2018-11-14). The Hidden Toll of American Drones in Yemen. truthdig.com The United States wages a drone war in Yemen, trying to suppress al-Qaida's branch there. And the 16-year campaign has had a concealed cost: civilian lives.

Jason Ditz (2018-11-14). House Leadership Aims to Stop Debate on US Involvement in Yemen War. theantimedia.com (ANTIWAR.COM) — On Wednesday, a measure is being advanced at the behest of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) aiming to derail House Continuing Resolution 138, a War Powers Act challenge which would force an end to the US military involvement in the Saudi-led War in Yemen. Under the War Powers Act, any individual lawmaker is intended to …

Tony Cartalucci (2018-11-14). Western Media "Discovers" Saudi Atrocities in Wake of Khashoggi Fallout. globalresearch.ca Nothing illustrates the cynical and deceitful nature of Western "journalism" better than the recent, apparent US-Saudi fallout in the wake of the alleged death of Washington Post Saudi correspondent, Jamal Khashoggi. | Khashoggi allegedly disappeared and has been reported killed at …

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2018-11-14). Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade. mintpressnews.com Houthi fighters, together with local volunteer fighters, have turned the tides in Hodeida in recent days, absorbing the Saudi blitzkrieg and restoring many of the Saudi-taken areas to local control.

Norwegian Refugee Council (2018-11-13). The Dramatic Situation in Hodeidah, Yemen: Relentless Air Strikes, The Suffering of Millions. globalresearch.ca Quote from Mohamed Abdi, NRC's country director in Yemen: | "Hodeidah is at risk of being obliterated. We warned the international community that an offensive on the city was coming, and it has. We warned that the violence would see another …

Middle East Eye (2018-11-13). Saudi Crown Prince "Tried to Persuade Netanyahu to Go to War in Gaza": Report. theantimedia.com War was among scenarios suggested by damage-limitation task force established to advise Saudi crown prince in aftermath of Khashoggi killing. (MEE) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attempted to persuade Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to start a conflict with Hamas in Gaza as part of a plan to divert attention from the killing of journalist …

Jim Miles (2018-11-13). Canada's "Sunny Ways": "It's About Business and Politics", Cancelling Weapons Contracts with Saudi Arabia? Job Losses vs. Yemeni Deaths. globalresearch.ca Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who declared "sunny ways" were back after the last election, continues to waffle on what is to be done about the Khashoggi killing in Turkey by the Saudi Arabians. The problem is being "investigated" and …

Nicolas J.S. Davies (2018-11-13). Deaths from the War on Yemen Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1. mintpressnews.com No effort to count the dead by reviewing media reports, hospital records, and other "passive" sources, no matter how thoroughly, can ever fully count the dead amid the widespread violence and chaos of a country ravaged by war.

Whitney Webb (2018-11-13). Saudi Intelligence Met with Trump Admin and Mossad To Discuss Iran Sabotage and Assassinations. mintpressnews.com A plan to use private intelligence operatives to sabotage Iran was developed by Trump confidant George Nade and Joel Zamel, an Israeli known for his "deep ties" to Israeli intelligence and security agencies.

Democracy Now! (2018-11-13). Headlines for November 13, 2018. democracynow.org California's Record-Breaking Wildfires Kill At Least 44 Across State, Arizona's U.S. Senate Seat Flips Blue as Sinema Declares Victory, Trump Falsely Claims Voter Fraud in FL, Says Races Should Go to Republicans, Mississippi Senator Under Fire for "Public Hanging" Comment, Daily Beast: ICE Imprisoning Record High of 44,000 People, Audio of Khashoggi's Murder May Implicate Saudi Crown Prince, Amnesty Int'l Withdraws Top Honor from Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Gaza: Israeli Airstrikes Kill 6 Palestinians as Fighting Intensifies, DRC: Ebola Outbreak Worst in Country's History, Kills Almost 200, NYT Investigation…

Consortiumnews (2018-11-12). Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1. consortiumnews.com Civilian casualties in the three-year horror in Yemen has been vastly underestimated by mainstream organizations, reports Nicolas Davies. Total Deaths in Yemen Top More Than 100,000 By Nicolas J. S. Davies An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in… Read more →

Middle East Monitor (2018-11-12). Khashoggi's Last Words Revealed: "I'm Suffocating … Take This Bag Off My Head" theantimedia.com (MEMO) — The head of investigations at Turkey's Sabah newspaper, Nazif Karaman said audio recordings obtained from inside the Saudi consulate reveal that journalist Jamal Khashoggi suffocated to death after a plastic bag was placed on his head, Al Jazeera TV reported. "I'm suffocating … Take this bag off my head, I'm claustrophobic," Khashoggi is said to have pleaded with his …

Jason Ditz (2018-11-11). US Ends Refueling of Saudi Coalition Aircraft in Yemen Conflict. theantimedia.com (ANTIWAR.COM) — One of the most visible aspects of direct US involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, mid-air refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing the country, has come to an end over the weekend. US and Saudi officials both confirmed this program has halted. US officials offered few specifics on the decision, but Saudi state media claimed that they …

Middle East Monitor (2018-11-11). Snowden: Saudi Arabia Used Israeli Spyware to Target Khashoggi. theantimedia.com (MEMO) — US whistle-blower Edward Snowden yesterday claimed that Saudi Arabia used Israeli spyware to target murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Addressing a conference in Tel Aviv via a video link, Snowden claimed that software made by an Israeli cyber intelligence firm was used by Saudi Arabia to track and target Khashoggi in the lead up to his murder on …

Alex Emmons (2018-11-10). The U.S. Will Stop Refueling Saudi-Led Coalition Jets in Yemen, but Progressives in Congress Want More. theintercept.com Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., told The Intercept that he was "cautiously optimistic" about the news, but wants to ensure that the Trump administration follows through.

Democracy Now! (2018-11-09). Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib & Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Condemn Saudi Cruelty in Yemen. democracynow.org We turn now to the crisis in Yemen, where the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition has drastically escalated its assault on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The Guardian reports there have been at least 200 airstrikes in the past week, killing at least 150 people. One Saudi airstrike destroyed a home in Hodeidah, killing a father and his five children. The increased fighting comes as calls grow for a ceasefire to the 3-year war, which has devastated Yemen. On Thursday, a group of Yemeni and international organizations called for "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, warning that 14 million people were now "

Consortiumnews (2018-11-05). The Saudi-US Crisis Will Pass. consortiumnews.com U.S.-Saudi ties have withstood crises in the past and will withstand this one, says As'ad AbuKhalil. Washington and Riyadh Have Had Worse Crises and Will Survive Khashoggi Murder By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News Nobody in Washington, Republican or… Read more →

Consortiumnews (2018-11-04). Despite Saudi Crisis, US Increases Threats Against Iran. consortiumnews.com Though the U.S.-Saudi alliance may have been weakened because of the Khashoggi murder, both countries are still targeting Iran as new US sanctions are announced on Sunday, writes Marjorie Cohn of Truthout. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout The alleged torture, murder… Read more →

Reese Erlich (2018-11-02). Foreign Correspondent: Murder of Saudi Journalist Builds Opposition to Yemen War. progressive.org Khashoggi's death is finally focusing world attention on Saudi atrocities in Yemen, and U.S. midterm elections could reverse Trump's policies that support the war.

Ben Norton (2018-10-26). Saudi Arabia Kills Yemeni Civilians with Another US-Made Raytheon Bomb. grayzoneproject.com Saudi Arabia attacked Yemenis in Hodeidah with a laser-guided bomb made by US military contractor Raytheon, as a civilian is…

Ben Norton (2018-10-21). Imperial-Hipster Bible VICE Did Paid Propaganda for Saudi Arabia. grayzoneproject.com Hipster media giant VICE worked with Saudi Arabia's regime mouthpiece SRMG to create a video promoting tourism and a camel…

2018-11-14: Social Media Postees

House Leadership Aims to Stop Debate on US Involvement in Yemen War
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-14
(ANTIWAR.COM) — On Wednesday, a measure is being advanced at the behest of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) aiming to derail House Continuing Resolution 138, a War Powers Act challenge which would force an end to the US military involvement in the Saudi-led War in Yemen. Under the War Powers Act, any individual lawmaker is intended to …

House Leadership Aims to Stop Debate on US Involvement in Yemen War

The Hidden Toll of American Drones in Yemen
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-11-14
The United States wages a drone war in Yemen, trying to suppress al-Qaida's branch there. And the 16-year campaign has had a concealed cost: civilian lives. | The post The Hidden Toll of American Drones in Yemen appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/the-hidden-toll-of…

Bin Salman Tried To Persuade Netanyahu To Go To War In Gaza': Sources
Middle East Eye | iranian.com | 2018-11-14
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attempted to persuade Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to start a conflict with Hamas in Gaza as part of a plan to divert attention from the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, sources inside Saudi Arabia have told Middle East Eye. A war in Gaza was among a range of measures […] | The post Bin Salman Tried To Persuade Netanyahu To Go To War In Gaza': Sources appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/11/13/bin-salman-tried-…

Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-14
Houthi fighters, together with local volunteer fighters, have turned the tides in Hodeida in recent days, absorbing the Saudi blitzkrieg and restoring many of the Saudi-taken areas to local control. | The post Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/report-from-the-battle…

Western Media "Discovers" Saudi Atrocities in Wake of Khashoggi Fallout
Tony Cartalucci | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-14
Nothing illustrates the cynical and deceitful nature of Western "journalism" better than the recent, apparent US-Saudi fallout in the wake of the alleged death of Washington Post Saudi correspondent, Jamal Khashoggi. | Khashoggi allegedly disappeared and has been reported killed at … | The post Western Media "Discovers" Saudi Atrocities in Wake of Khashoggi Fallout appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/western-media-discover…

Saudi Crown Prince "Tried to Persuade Netanyahu to Go to War in Gaza": Report
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-13
War was among scenarios suggested by damage-limitation task force established to advise Saudi crown prince in aftermath of Khashoggi killing. (MEE) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attempted to persuade Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to start a conflict with Hamas in Gaza as part of a plan to divert attention from the killing of journalist …

Saudi Crown Prince "Tried to Persuade Netanyahu to Go to War in Gaza": Report

The Dramatic Situation in Hodeidah, Yemen: Relentless Air Strikes, The Suffering of Millions
Norwegian Refugee Council | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-13
Quote from Mohamed Abdi, NRC's country director in Yemen: | "Hodeidah is at risk of being obliterated. We warned the international community that an offensive on the city was coming, and it has. We warned that the violence would see another … | The post The Dramatic Situation in Hodeidah, Yemen: Relentless Air Strikes, The Suffering of Millions appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-dramatic-situation…

Canada's "Sunny Ways": "It's About Business and Politics", Cancelling Weapons Contracts with Saudi Arabia? Job Losses vs. Yemeni Deaths
Jim Miles | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-13
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who declared "sunny ways" were back after the last election, continues to waffle on what is to be done about the Khashoggi killing in Turkey by the Saudi Arabians. The problem is being "investigated" and … | The post Canada's "Sunny Ways": "It's About Business and Politics", Cancelling Weapons Contracts with Saudi Arabia? Job Losses vs. Yemeni Deaths appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/canadas-sunny-ways-600…

Deaths from the War on Yemen Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1
Nicolas J.S. Davies | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-13
No effort to count the dead by reviewing media reports, hospital records, and other "passive" sources, no matter how thoroughly, can ever fully count the dead amid the widespread violence and chaos of a country ravaged by war. | The post Deaths from the War on Yemen Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1 appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/deaths-from-the-war-on…

Saudi Intelligence Met with Trump Admin and Mossad To Discuss Iran Sabotage and Assassinations
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-13
A plan to use private intelligence operatives to sabotage Iran was developed by Trump confidant George Nade and Joel Zamel, an Israeli known for his "deep ties" to Israeli intelligence and security agencies. | The post Saudi Intelligence Met with Trump Admin and Mossad To Discuss Iran Sabotage and Assassinations appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/saudi-officials-met-wi…

Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-12
Civilian casualties in the three-year horror in Yemen has been vastly underestimated by mainstream organizations, reports Nicolas Davies. Total Deaths in Yemen Top More Than 100,000 By Nicolas J. S. Davies An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/11/12/yemeni-war…

Khashoggi's Last Words Revealed: "I'm Suffocating … Take This Bag Off My Head"
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-12
(MEMO) — The head of investigations at Turkey's Sabah newspaper, Nazif Karaman said audio recordings obtained from inside the Saudi consulate reveal that journalist Jamal Khashoggi suffocated to death after a plastic bag was placed on his head, Al Jazeera TV reported. "I'm suffocating … Take this bag off my head, I'm claustrophobic," Khashoggi is said to have pleaded with his …

Khashoggi’s Last Words Revealed: "I’m Suffocating … Take This Bag Off My Head"

US Ends Refueling of Saudi Coalition Aircraft in Yemen Conflict
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-11
(ANTIWAR.COM) — One of the most visible aspects of direct US involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, mid-air refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing the country, has come to an end over the weekend. US and Saudi officials both confirmed this program has halted. US officials offered few specifics on the decision, but Saudi state media claimed that they …

US Ends Refueling of Saudi Coalition Aircraft in Yemen Conflict

Snowden: Saudi Arabia Used Israeli Spyware to Target Khashoggi
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-11
(MEMO) — US whistle-blower Edward Snowden yesterday claimed that Saudi Arabia used Israeli spyware to target murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Addressing a conference in Tel Aviv via a video link, Snowden claimed that software made by an Israeli cyber intelligence firm was used by Saudi Arabia to track and target Khashoggi in the lead up to his murder on …

Snowden: Saudi Arabia Used Israeli Spyware to Target Khashoggi

The U.S. Will Stop Refueling Saudi-Led Coalition Jets in Yemen, but Progressives in Congress Want More
Alex Emmons | theintercept.com | 2018-11-10
Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., told The Intercept that he was "cautiously optimistic" about the news, but wants to ensure that the Trump administration follows through. | The post The U.S. Will Stop Refueling Saudi-Led Coalition Jets in Yemen, but Progressives in Congress Want More appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/11/09/the-u-s-will…

Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib & Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Condemn Saudi Cruelty in Yemen
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-09
We turn now to the crisis in Yemen, where the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition has drastically escalated its assault on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The Guardian reports there have been at least 200 airstrikes in the past week, killing at least 150 people. One Saudi airstrike destroyed a home in Hodeidah, killing a father and his five children. The increased fighting comes as calls grow for a ceasefire to the 3-year war, which has devastated Yemen. On Thursday, a group of Yemeni and international organizations called for "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, warning that 14 million people were now "
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/9/congressw…

The Saudi-US Crisis Will Pass
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-05
U.S.-Saudi ties have withstood crises in the past and will withstand this one, says As'ad AbuKhalil. Washington and Riyadh Have Had Worse Crises and Will Survive Khashoggi Murder By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium News Nobody in Washington, Republican or… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/11/05/why-the-sa…

Despite Saudi Crisis, US Increases Threats Against Iran
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-04
Though the U.S.-Saudi alliance may have been weakened because of the Khashoggi murder, both countries are still targeting Iran as new US sanctions are announced on Sunday, writes Marjorie Cohn of Truthout. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout The alleged torture, murder… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/11/04/despite-sa…

Foreign Correspondent: Murder of Saudi Journalist Builds Opposition to Yemen War
Reese Erlich | progressive.org | 2018-11-02
Khashoggi's death is finally focusing world attention on Saudi atrocities in Yemen, and U.S. midterm elections could reverse Trump's policies that support the war.
progressive.org/dispatches/murder-of-sau…

Saudi Arabia Kills Yemeni Civilians with Another US-Made Raytheon Bomb
Ben Norton | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-26
Saudi Arabia attacked Yemenis in Hodeidah with a laser-guided bomb made by US military contractor Raytheon, as a civilian is… | The post Saudi Arabia Kills Yemeni Civilians with Another US-Made Raytheon Bomb appeared first on Grayzone Project.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/10/26/saudi-ara…

Imperial-Hipster Bible VICE Did Paid Propaganda for Saudi Arabia
Ben Norton | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-21
Hipster media giant VICE worked with Saudi Arabia's regime mouthpiece SRMG to create a video promoting tourism and a camel… | The post Imperial-Hipster Bible VICE Did Paid Propaganda for Saudi Arabia appeared first on Grayzone Project.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/10/21/vice-prop…